Basmati Rice and Carrot Gratin

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Basmati Rice and Carrot Gratin 

Basmati rice and carrot gratin cooked in chicken stock and then baked in the oven is delicious and healthy. The carrots retain their texture and add a slightly sweet flavour to the rice.

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Serves: 6
  • 100 g basmati rice

  • 250 ml chicken stock

  • 2 medium carrots

  • 250 ml milk

  • 2 eggs

  • 15 ml chives, fresh or dried

  • 1 ml dried thyme

  • 125 ml plain yogurt OR sour cream

  • 60 g shredded cheese

  • 10 ml olive oil

  1. Cook rice in chicken stock

  2. Peel and shred carrots using medium holes on a box shredder

  3. Lightly whisk eggs, add milk, yogurt and herbs, whisk to combine

  4. When rice is done, stir in the carrots and let sit for a minute to cool slightly

  5. Add the rice and carrots to the eggs along with half of the cheese

  6. Lightly oil a 1 litre glass baking dish

  7. Spoon carrot-rice mixture into dish, sprinkle with remaining cheese and bake at 200°C for 30 minutes.

Category: Accompaniment

Cuisine: Global

Sub-Category: Grains

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